Riyad Mahrez: The Algerian’s Journey From French Second Division To The Top Of The Premier League

Riyad Mahrez is one of the players that has catalyzed Leicester City’s unexpected dominance in the Barclays Premier League this season. Let’s have a look at how the Algerian made the leap from French second division to the possible Premier League glory. Mahrez was born in the North of Paris to an Algerian father and…

Mesut Ozil: Does He Deserve The PFA Team Of The Year Snub?

Germany and Arsenal playmaker, Mesut Ozil, was excluded from this year’s Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) team of the season and couldn’t quite edge out Riyad Mahrez to win in the running for the PFA Player of the Year award. The PFA team of the year was leaked on social media – a week before it…

Barcelona: What Went Wrong This April?

Barcelona started this season with flair and finesse, and were set to win the La Liga title and possibly become the first ever team to win two consecutive Champions League titles. But they currently sit at the top of the table with only a favorable goal difference that separates them from their rivals, Atletico Madrid. It seems…

How Could Brexit Affect English Football?

The withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union (Brexit for short) is a possibility this year as England go to the polls to decide on whether to stay or completely leave the European Union (EU). Although, the national sides of the United Kingdom and Ireland may want to be doing everything they can…

Mario Götze: What’s Ahead For The German?

Mario Götze is one of the hottest names in football right now. The German player has already accomplished a fair bit during his relatively short career. He is most famously known for scoring the goal which earned Germany the title of World Cup Champions in 2014, after coming off the bench in additional time and…

FEATURE: THE STORY OF ONE OF THE GREATEST EVER – JOHAN CRUYFF

March 24th, 2016 saw the loss of a major footballing legend – Johan Cruyff, who unfortunately lost his life due to cancer. Johan Cruyff was a retired Dutch professional footballer and coach who had quite an illustrious career. He spearheaded the birth of the footballing philosophy known as “Total Football,” and is widely regarded as…

EURO 2016: Who’s The Perfect Fit Between The Sticks For England?

England’s trusted number one, Joe Hart, is out with an injury, which means England will have to replace him with someone else. Joe Hart picked up an injury during Manchester City’s 1-0 loss to Manchester United over the weekend. He was stretchered off due to a calf injury which he sustained when carrying out a clearance…

Eden Hazard: The Belgian’s Journey; When Will He Regain Form?

Eden Hazard is a man who is struggling this season, a man who is usually regarded as the most promising young and upcoming talent out there, and even being compared to the likes of Neymar and Gareth Bale a few times. He played a key role in Chelsea’s midfield during the 2014/15 season, in which he…

Opinion: Are Manchester City Saving English Football’s Name?

Manchester City have climbed up to fame in the recent years, after heavy investments from the Arab owners City Football Group, spending over £500 million pounds net on their squad since 2008; threatening the likes of Manchester United, Real Madrid and Barcelona in the money leagues. They have attracted big names such as Yaya Toure,…

The Premier League Race – Money Vs Passion

This year’s race for the Premier League title is as heated as ever, with surprise contenders Leicester City having stunned the footballing world with their run of form and phenomenal performances. Leicester are currently topping the league with 9 games left to go and Tottenham Hotspur trailing by 5 points. Let’s take a brief look…

Will Wayne Rooney Ever Win The Premier League Golden Boot?

Wayne Rooney, the Manchester United and England captain, is a highly rated man. He’s a very influential player with loads of experience. Wayne’s a player who is known for his energetic and creative style of play. He always has a sense of urgency; knowing where to play the ball and when to up the tempo.…

PSG: More Than Just Money Bags

Paris Saint-Germain are a club with a major financial advantage over most of its competitors, fueled by the heavy investment in the squad by their owners – Qatar Sports Investments. They have succeeded in climbing up the ranks in the past years and now sit among the biggest names in football. They have influenced the likes of Zlatan…

Mourinho And Manchester United Can Unite To Stop Pep Guardiola From Dominating The Premier League

After months of speculations, Manchester City finally confirmed on Monday afternoon that Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola will replace current boss Manuel Pellegrini at the Etihad in the summer. With United already trailing to their local rivals, the gap is only likely to widen now. Even Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has expressed his worries on…

January Transfer 2016: Top Deals Done

Here are the top deals of the January transfer window: Giannelli Imbula – Porto to Stoke City – £18.3 million Stoke set a new club transfer record for the second window running, it trumps the £12m spent by previous record buy Xherdan Shaqiri in August. Holding midfielder Imbula, 23, arrived from Porto after failing to…

Things Isco Would Give Arsenal Or Manchester City If They Manage To Sign Him

Isco has been out of favour in Madrid for a number of months and could move on in the summer, despite Real’s impending transfer ban, with Manchester City and Arsenal being keen suitors for the Spaniard, according to the Independent. Arsenal are enjoying a fine Premier League season, but may remain a player or two short of…

Ballon d’Or 2015: The Complete Review

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has won the Ballon d’Or award for the fifth time. United States’ 33-year-old midfielder Carli Lloyd, who scored a hat-trick in the World Cup final, won the women’s award. Barcelona coach Luis Enrique won the world coach of the year award after winning six trophies in 2015, including the Champions League,…